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Baron appears in court

On Tuesday, Dec. 26, Ryan Baron appeared alongside his attorney via Zoom for his initial appearance after being accused of child pornography possession.

Baron was charged on November 29 with five counts of “possession of certain materials prohibited,” each a Class C felony.

Baron was the superintendent and high school principal for Midkota Public Schools at the time of his arrest, which occurred a...